K-9s help in Merida seizure of marijuana in FedEx packages

(Photo: Yucatán a la Mano)

The packages from Mexico City were destined for Merida…

MERIDA – Police seized more than 30 kilos of marijuana in a delivery company, and dogs trained to detect narcotics were the main protagonists of the operation.

The joint investigations between the personnel of the Canine Squadron of the State Attorney General’s Office, in coordination with the Federal Police, continue to give good results.

(Photo: Yucatán a la Mano)

Last Monday they visited the warehouses of the company “FedEx”, and a Dutch shepherd dog, R-7, member of the binomial unit K-9 of the State Attorney General, marked three cardboard boxes, and two dogs of the Federal Police confirmed the finding of narcotics.

It turned out that two of the boxes contained large packages of marijuana, wrapped in industrial tape; the other box also contained drugs, but it was packed with plastic coverage.

After the discovery the agents secured the boxes, which contained approximately 31 kilos of cannabis, which were deposited in Mexico City and were destined for Merida; subsequently, the seized narcotics were placed at the disposition of the Attorney General’s Office to continue with the pertinent inquiries.

Source: www.yucatanalamano.com